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Ligninolytic fungi is a large and heterogeneous group of species, mainly from the two phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota. They are the main players in the decomposition of wooden materials worldwide. In this chapter, the diversity and distribution of ligninolytic fungal species is presented....

Author(s)
Skrede, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Botanical Research, 2021, 99, pp 1-36
Abstract

Background: Teak, a member of the Lamiaceae family, produces one of the most expensive hardwoods in the world. High demand coupled with deforestation have caused a decrease in natural teak forests, and future supplies will be reliant on teak plantations. Hence, selection of teak tree varieties for...

Author(s)
Zhao DongYan; Hamilton, J. P.; Bhat, W. W.; Johnson, S. R.; Godden, G. T.; Kinser, T. J.; Boachon, B.; Dudareva, N.; Soltis, D. E.; Soltis, P. S.; Hamberger, B.; Buell, C. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Gigascience, 2019, 8, 3, pp giz005
Abstract

Host races represent an important step in the speciation process of phytophagous insects as they reflect the maintenance of genetically divergent host-associated populations in the face of appreciable gene flow. The red-shouldered soapberry bug, Jadera haematoloma (Herrich-Schäffer) (Hemiptera:...

Author(s)
Comerford, M. S.; Carroll, S. P.; Egan, S. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 2022, 170, 1, pp 64-78
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There has been long taxonomic debate on mulberry species (genus Morus) because the classification of mulberry species has relied on morphological characteristics. Although attempts for classifying mulberry species using molecular markers have been performed, phylogenetic relationships among diploid ...

Author(s)
Muhonja, L.; Yamanouchi, H.; Yang, C.; Kuwazaki, S.; Yokoi, K.; Kameda, T.; Sezutsu, H.; Jouraku, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Gene, 2020, 726,
Abstract

Objective: The study aimed to collect data about natural products that are traditionally used for controlling insects that are harmful to human health. Methodology and results: Investigation was undertaken in the departments of Sangha, in the north (Lékoumou, Niari) and Kouilou in the south of the...

Author(s)
Bertin, M.; Vital, M.
Publisher
Elewa Biosciences F.a.C.T. Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Applied Biosciences, 2020, 148, pp 15209-15217
Abstract

Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by a protozoan belonging to Leishmania genus. Different clinical outcomes can be observed depending on the parasite species and patient's health condition. The outcomes can range from single cutaneous lesions to lethal visceral form. The treatment of...

Author(s)
Santos, B. M.; Bezerra-Souza, A.; Aragaki, S.; Rodrigues, E.; Umehara, E.; Lago, J. H. G.; Laurenti, M. D.; Ribeiro, S. P.; Passero, L. F. D.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019, 2019, 8780914,
Abstract

Natural products (NPs) isolated from bacteria have dramatically advanced human society, especially in medicine and agriculture. The rapidity and ease of genome sequencing have enabled bioinformatics-guided NP discovery and characterization. As a result, NP potential and diversity within a complex...

Author(s)
Blair, P. M.; Land, M. L.; Piatek, M. J.; Jacobson, D. A.; Lu, T. Y. S.; Doktycz, M. J.; Pelletier, D. A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
mSystems, 2018, 3, 5, pp e00045-18
Abstract

Based on the original research data of 2018-2019, ten species of aphid parasitoids of the genus Pauesia (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) reared from 14 out of 27 available Eulachnini species (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Lachninae) are listed for Lithuanian fauna, seven species being recorded for the ...

Author(s)
Havelka, J.; Kaliuzhna, M.; Danilov, J.; Rakauskas, R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 2021, 21, 3, pp 561-573
Abstract

Although the widespread epidemic of Zika virus (ZIKV) and its neurological complications are well-known there are still no approved drugs available to treat this arboviral disease or vaccine to prevent the infection. Flavonoids from Pterogyne nitens have already demonstrated anti-flavivirus...

Author(s)
Lima, C. S.; Mottin, M.; Assis, L. R. de; Mesquita, N. C. de M. R.; Sousa, B. K. de P.; Coimbra, L. D.; Bispo-Dos-Santos, K.; Zorn, K. M.; Guido, R. V. C.; Ekins, S.; Marques, R. E.; Proença-Modena, J. L.; Oliva, G.; Andrade, C. H.; Regasini, L. O.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Bioorganic Chemistry, 2021, 109,
Abstract

Aquilaria Lam. is an important group of trees that produce agarwood, which is widely used for manufacturing medicine, perfumes and incense. The members of the genus Aquilaria are close to being extinct due to illegal harvesting and are now protected in many countries. In this study, five DNA...

Author(s)
Feng TingTing; Li QiWei; Wang YesHeng; Qiu SiMin; He MengLing; Zhang WeiMin; Dong Jun; Zhu Shuang
Publisher
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Holzforschung, 2019, 73, 6, pp 517-523

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